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row



Pronunciation: (rō), [key]
n.
1. a number of persons or things arranged in a line, esp. a straight line: a row of apple trees.
2. a line of persons or things so arranged: The petitioners waited in a row.
3. a line of adjacent seats facing the same way, as in a theater: seats in the third row of the balcony.
4. a street formed by two continuous lines of buildings.
5. Music.See tone row.
6. Checkers.one of the horizontal lines of squares on a checkerboard; rank.
7. hard or long row to hoe, a difficult task or set of circumstances to confront: At 32 and with two children, she found attending medical school a hard row to hoe.

v.t.
to put in a row (often fol. by up).

row



Pronunciation: (rō), [key]
v.i.
to propel a vessel by the leverage of an oar or the like.

v.t.
1. to propel (a vessel) by the leverage of an oar or the like.
2. to convey in a boat that is rowed.
3. to convey or propel (something) in a manner suggestive of rowing.
4. to require, use, or be equipped with (a number of oars): The captain's barge rowed twenty oars.
5. to use (oarsmen) for rowing.
6. to perform or participate in by rowing: to row a race.
7. to row against in a race: Oxford rows Cambridge.

n.
1. an act, instance, or period of rowing: It was a long row to the far bank.
2. an excursion in a rowboat: to go for a row.

row



Pronunciation: (rou), [key]
n.
1. a noisy dispute or quarrel; commotion.
2. noise or clamor.

v.i.
to quarrel noisily.

v.t.
Chiefly Brit.to upbraid severely; scold.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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